Definition of Longhands
1. longhand [n] - See also: longhand
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longhands
Literary usage of Longhands
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"... Whenever a Macleane with longhands, a Frazer with a black fpot on his face, a Macgregor with the fame on his knee, iind a club-footed Macleod of Rafa, ..."
2. History of the English People by John Richard Green (1885)
"In the longhands of the Justiciar, Ranulf de Glanvill, England remained champ' peaceful through the last stormy months of his reign, and his successor ..."
3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... But let not this secure your confidence: Absent he is, yet absent he commands: You know the proverb, " Princes have longhands." My fame's my burden, ..."